Epic Of Gilgamesh Rhetorical Analysis

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Prompt 1 From boastful, prideful, and tyrant that ended up to be the nice and good king of Uruk. The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic from Mesopotamia. The author of the epic is still anonymous. The story of The Epic of Gilgamesh is about a tyrant king from Uruk changed into a good and better person and named as Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh, he is the king of Uruk, he always loves to show off. He is the powerful of all men in Uruk. He rapes the women and forcing the men to be a warrior. People in Uruk do not like him but they cannot complain about it. One day, a man met Enkidu and tells him about a wedding but Gilgamesh needs to lie down to the wife first before the husband. Enkidu went to the house of the bride and protected her from Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh got angry so he fights Enkidu right away. At the end, Gilgamesh won between him and Enkidu. Gilgamesh and Enkidu become friends and planned to go to the forest to kill Humbaba. Gilgamesh and Enkidu successfully killed Humbaba and went back to Uruk to tell to the Gods. The gods got upset because they killed Humbaba and the Bull of…show more content…
Enkidu suffers for a week before he died. The narrator said “ He touched his heart but it did not beat, nor did he lift his eyes again.” ( p.95) Gilgamesh, from a hard- hearted man, changed into a caring person because of what happened to his best friend Enkidu. Gilgamesh got scared and wants to get the immortality. He traveled for so long just to get the immortality. Gilgamesh seeks Utnapishtim to help him to find the plant to make him young or to have the immortality. Did Gilgamesh get the plant? Yes, he did get the plant. Gilgamesh was so happy, his pride to himself goes down, the people can see his soft side after he get the immortality. But on his way home, Uruk, a serpent come out and eats the plant. Gilgamesh was so upset, he got sick and ended up to die. The people of Uruk cry because of him. They lamented his body and took care of
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